Gray Fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Look up! Gray foxes are also known as “tree foxes” because of their incredible climbing abilities.

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ORIGIN:
North and Central America

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HABITAT:
Forests and grasslands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
7-12 lbs
Length: 3-4 ft

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DIET:
Rodents, birds, fruits and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Bobcats, coyotes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp claws and teeth

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REPRODUCTION:
2-month gestation; sexually mature at 1 yr

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
6-12 yrs in human care

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